HASUI -- "Nara"

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Title "Nara"
(titled only in English)
Date 1952 ("First Edition"--never re-issued.)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by an eastcoast USA collector.
Series September of a 1953 calendar.
Publisher "S. Watanabe Publisher"
(Commissioned by Pacific Transport Lines, Inc as a calender print.)
Seal, Carver/Printer (Issued without seals.)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso. (Pristine--no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #459; Hotei #584.
Comments Colorful narrow streetscene image. Seldom seen.
Item # DJ-17
Price $1800 (Sold/byTJ)